This post explains in detail how to access API, generate key and structure the output format. It also explains how to filter data, format data columns, and GROUP, SUM, COUNT, AVG data on the fly.
Open Data Blog
We use this blog to update the community on dataset changes and other topics of interest. Most posts written by the Department of Technology Services.
We’ve added a new dataset Current Business Licenses that includes current active business licenses in Arlington County. It does not include in-home businesses.
What is GIS Day? It’s an annual global event to raise awareness of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and to demonstrate how technology and geography work together to solve a diverse set of problems such as environmental protection, pollution, health care, land use, natural resources and business efficiency. [Read more…]
For the November General Election, the Office of Elections wanted a backup to the Virginia Department of Elections portal, which had gone down during previous elections. We built a small Flask app and deployed it to AWS Lambda and API Gateway with Zappa. The state site stayed up this time and our microservice wasn’t needed, but it was a good proof of concept. The code is available on Bitbucket under the GPLv3. [Read more…]
The Building Energy Usage dataset has been updated with annual data up to 2015. Details of energy intensity and carbon footprint calculations are also available. For more details and information about County buildings, see the Building Energy Report Cards.
EnergyCAP users may be interested in the Python script used to produce the dataset.
The Monthly Expenditures by Department dataset has been updated with August 2016 Expenses.
Payroll charges now include 3.6 (previously 1.6) of 26.1 total pay records, or 13.8% (previously 6.1%).
The Trails dataset has been removed due to outdated and incorrect data. Updated information may be found in the Bike Routes dataset.